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John DeBord
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How is the key <backtab> defined; how to obliterate it; and how to create a new one from scratch?

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2 answers
416 views

How to show an Info mode manual entirely on one page

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1 answer
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What does the `/l` mean in the mode `C++/l` mean?

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163 views

How to make all variables and functions of a mode visible without activating the mode

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1k views

What exactly is the difference between `font-family` and `font-foundry`?

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1 answer
101 views

What mode does the command `query-replace' activate?

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1 answer
143 views

How do I build only the Emacs C source files and not the Elisp source files in the Emacs repository?

2 votes
3 answers
451 views

Who or what decides what gets put into `loaddefs.el`?

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1 answer
262 views

How do I keep the cursor from going to the beginning of the line when there's no text on said line?

2 votes
1 answer
653 views

Which faces do Ivy/Counsel use in the minibuffer?

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1 answer
603 views

How to keep Ivy from quitting when I press backspace in the minibuffer?

2 votes
1 answer
268 views

What are the implications of working in multiple layers of recursive-edit?

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121 views

What's the value in using a REPL for ELISP development? [closed]

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1 answer
374 views

What paradigm shift of my thinking must happen to understand the essence of Emacs/Emacs Lisp? [closed]

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231 views

How do I stop evaluating an expression in Lisp Interaction mode?

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1 answer
766 views

Keybinds on xterm and emacs-nox

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1 answer
568 views

How do I get rid of RET being translated from <return>?

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1 answer
30 views

How to sustain shift-selection with my custom scroll function

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1 answer
188 views

Changing the name of the function key <mouse-1> leads to problems

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2 answers
88 views

How to disable a keybind to allow shift selection with custom cursor keybind [closed]

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351 views

Using Emacs as a daemon (emacsclient) exhibiting weird behavior

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1 answer
1k views

clang-format malfunctioning(?) Or am I not fully understanding how clang-format works?

1 vote
1 answer
167 views

What is the variable for having multiple minibuffers?

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1 answer
114 views

Is there a way to check if a symbol is a built-in variable?

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57 views

Navigating to a `defconst` variable defined by a Lisp macro

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1 answer
980 views

How to step into a c++ std library function in gdb/gud

1 vote
1 answer
161 views

Automatic authentication in rcirc

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1 answer
254 views

Problem debugging in `gud-mode' (M-x `gdb' with `many-windows' enabled)

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51 views

Massively long text boxes and yasnippet highlighting

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1 answer
215 views

Function `cd` not working correctly in conjunction with `tramp` and `compile`